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Environmental Release Report: WHITLEY County, IN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WHITLEY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for WHITLEY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER COMPOUNDS
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 669 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 43
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20,595 20
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,626 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,729 18
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 198 .500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 32,355 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 30,991 20
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,247 20
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 42,924 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 418 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 21,116 18
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 74,083 19
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 28,743 .500

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 324,064 467 0 0 324,531 613,846 NA
    1989 581,523 1,363 199,984 0 782,870 804,034 NA
    1990 231,955 1,066 250 0 233,271 932,965 NA
    1991 193,862 512 0 0 194,374 8,306,746 13,599,220
    1992 236,302 22 155 0 236,479 688,091,493 15,453,689
    1993 228,452 14 170 0 228,636 8,705,376 32,644,447
    1994 212,280 20 171 0 212,471 16,404,802 57,900,311
    1995 161,623 18 0 0 161,641 14,751,027 66,477,552
    1996 130,396 26 0 0 130,422 10,906,326 37,854,600
    1997 141,209 24 0 0 141,233 25,648,991 38,022,177
    1998 96,409 24 0 0 96,433 11,359,157 41,410,815
    1999 68,526 17 0 0 68,543 9,898,466 42,539,546
    2000 76,159 27 0 0 76,186 15,855,639 66,688,547
    2001 58,562 4 0 0 58,565 17,136,251 58,339,496
    2002 74,493 20 0 0 74,512 11,583,572 44,078,324
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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